Monthly Archives: February 2013

Promoting Peace during Kenya’s Elections February 27, 2013

  By: Suzanne Thomson, Organizational Consultant, CFK Kenya On March 4th, Kenya will have its general elections.  This is the first general election since the now infamous 2007 election that erupted into violence.  It’s also the first one under the new …

Laurine’s First Semester February 26, 2013

By: Nick Johnson, CFK Communications Intern —  Several months—or for a student, an entire semester—have passed since we announced the first recipients of our new Alan Cross Memorial Scholarship.  Dedicated to our late friend and board member Dr. Alan Cross, …

Peace Message to Kenya 

Okello “Kennedy” Jumo, one of CFK’s Program Officers, has spent the past several weeks spreading peace messages throughout Kenya in advance of the March 4th presidential Elections. Here is a video message Kennedy recorded outside the CFK offices in Kibera.

With Gratitude, From Rebecca February 18, 2013

By: Nick Johnson, CFK Communications Intern — Everyone deserves an education.  While this statement seems simple enough, the reality of providing access to affordable education across the globe is significantly more complicated. In Kibera, an overcrowded community where extreme poverty …

Soccer Finals February 1, 2013

by Leah Berolzheimer I watched the documentary, “Without a Fight” this past year when it came out. Although I knew at the time that I would soon be in Kibera, I never imagined what it would be like to witness …